Four story lines to watch out for vs Benevento
As Juventus continues to keep pace with league leaders Inter Milan and right on their heels second place Ac Milan, lower minnows Benevento come to the Allianz Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
Here are four storylines to watch out for, as to how this game might unfold.
1) Ronaldo is alive and kicking. After his lackluster performance vs Porto in the Champions League knockout stage, CR7 silenced the critics by scoring a hat trick vs Cagliari. Look for more Ronaldo to unleash more goals vs Benevento to increase his league goal totals in Serie A.
2) More Buffon. As Tek will probably get the rest, Gianluigi Buffon, the ageless wonder will get the start. The team plays with more passion and purpose when Gigi plays, and he controls the backline and gets all the backline into position when things are wavering. He is like a second coach back there.
3) Return of Inzaghi. One of Juventus greatest and players returns to the old Stadium. Pippo Inzaghi the goal-scoring machine who scored goals in bunches returns. He has done a magnificent job this year, even holding Juventus to a draw in their first encounter. Will returning to the friendly confines give him more motivation to be a spoiler. That will remain to be seen on Saturday afternoon.
4) Building a foundation with Chiesa. It seems that Chiesa has settled in down the wing. He really makes the Old Lady go. With Arthur, Kulusevski, and Mckinnie this team has a great foundation for the future to return to the winning ways that Juventus has been accustomed to.